Spinal muscular atrophy type 2

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What is spinal muscular atrophy type 2?

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 is an inherited (genetic) condition that affects the nerve cells (motor neurons) in your spinal cord. The nerve cells tend to impair the legs more than arms. Onset of this condition is usually from 6 to 18 months of age.

Common symptoms reported by people with spinal muscular atrophy type 2

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Treatments taken by people with spinal muscular atrophy type 2

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Who has spinal muscular atrophy type 2 on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 7
30s 8
40s 4
50s 5
60s 2
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 11
Female 25

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 15
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from spinal muscular atrophy type 2 patients who have completed their condition history
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